Explained: Why some moisturizers may do more harm than good to your skin

New Delhi: A lot has been said about skin care products, especially when it comes to moisturizers. For instance, earlier researchers at UC San Francisco found that moisturizing your skin might reduce the risk of developing a range of health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Now, a new study warned that moisturizers […]

These Are the Best New Skin-Care Products Launching in August

Fact: There are a lot of skin-care products out there. So many that it’s often hard to keep track of what’s new, what’s old, and what you can trust. Lucky for you, that’s why we’re here. As beauty editors, it’s our job to point you in the right direction when you’re shopping for new goods. Every month we highlight […]

Guy Nattiv’s Skin: What Are We to Make of Another Redemption Tale About Neo-Nazis?

The concept of white male violence — how it replicates and ripples through the world — is fertile ground for exploration, especially right now. Skin, written and directed by Academy Award winner Guy Nattiv, begins by juxtaposing such sickening violence, the kind fueled by right-wing ideology, with surprising grace. As the film progresses, however, the tactic only […]

‘Foundation Mapping’ Is the Latest Trick for Flawless Skin, so I Tried It

Foundation is a bit of a double-edged sword: It can cover redness and breakouts, but it can also look heavy, cakey, and dry if you’re not an application pro. Luckily, with the right technique, you don’t have to be. Instead of sweeping foundation across your entire face, you might want to try a different technique used for years […]

Dry skin? Vitamin C to the rescue!

HYDERABAD: Although the petrichor and the looming clouds cheer us up after a harsh summer, the monsoons often do damage to our skin that we often do not realise. Our skin dries out and loses moisture in the humid atmosphere and oily moisturisers just don’t do the trick. Keeping the same in mind Green Trends […]

9 things you didn’t realize could impact your skin

From specific diets to sleeping habits, many things can affect your skin’s health and appearance in positive and negative ways. Here are some surprising things that can impact your skin, according to board-certified dermatologists. In some cases, your sweat could attract bacteria or clog your pores. Don’t skip your post-workout shower. iStock Exercising can benefit your body and mind, but […]

Caffeine Doesn’t Really ‘Wake Up’ Your Skin—But It Might Do Something Else

Many of us start our days with some form of caffeine in our cups—or increasingly on our faces. These days it’s not uncommon to find caffeine strategically placed in your skin-care products, from lotions to eye creams. But…what is it even doing in there? Since so many of us rely on a cup of coffee to get […]